Crepuscle rose draping over the stacked stone wall. This rose came from the Antique Rose Emporium.
This yellow rose was a cutting I propagated from a rose at It's A Jungle nursery in north Austin. The staff there give classes usually every year on how to propagate roses and they let you take cuttings from their stock. It is a great nursery for roses and orchids.
Sandankwa viburnum with philadelphus (mock orange) covered in white blooms in the background.
My Bloodgood japanese maple. I had this tree in the front yard originally but wind, sun and deer took their toll. It loves the protected shade in the side yard.
New Dawn roses surrounding the kitchen window. Artemisia Powis Castle in the planter bed.
This clematis finally bloomed after 3 years! I think it is Jackmanii.
My 'black' iris. Deer avoid it.
View of the back garden from the second floor. This used to be all grass instead of granite gravel and planting beds. The grass took up too much water.